December 27 2016

A Thank You from Atkins!

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Another year is about to pass and we would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to all of our customers for their continued business. Our team here at Atkins would also like to wish all of you the best of the Holiday Season and a bright joyful New Year. Read More

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Annual White Grub worm populations are showing to be significant this summer and Atkins wants to give you the low-down and some fun facts about what to expect and why: White Grubs are present in our soil all year long. Read More

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Watering your grass; it seems easy enough, right? Well you’d be surprised how easy it is to ruin brand new grass seed before you even have a chance at a beautiful yard. The best advice for watering new grass seed is both simple and complicated. There are two things to always remember. Read More

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Mid Missouri summers can be treacherous! In 2016, a mild Spring got our lawns off to a great start, but the lack of rainfall caused most lawns to go into drought stress by May. By the end of June, turf and trees were in big trouble due to the now excessive heat pattern and drought conditions. Read More

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Are Japanese Beetles taking over the world? No, but they may be taking over your yard! Japanese Beetles are in Mid Missouri and are attacking many of our landscapes plants. We receive many questions about this little bug, so we thought we would put them in one place for anyone being graced with their presence. Read More

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Summer is upon us, and that means it’s time to do the things many people look forward to all winter: BBQ’s, swimming and basking in the sunshine. Although that makes some of us smile from ear to ear, others are dreading the heat, humidity and bugs of a Missouri summer. One thing you can count on is that this summer will be as unpredictable as any other Missouri weather prediction! Read More

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"Beginning in the 1920s, T.E. “Country” Atkins built a reputation for integrity and fairness in giving people an equal opportunity. Almost everyone you’d meet in his day had a story to tell about Country." Read More

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You work hard to make your lawn beautiful and enjoyable; so the last thing you want to wake up to are brown patches covering sections of your yard. We have been seeing scattered patches of fungal disease in lawns over the past few weeks. The bad news is; it will keep spreading until you treat it properly. Read More

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In Missouri, the weather is so unpredictable! The weather also very much impacts everything from insect populations to plant health. One thing you can count on as spring heads into summer, though, is that things will start happening in the dynamic, ever-changing environment that is your lawn and landscape. Critters begin stirring, plants start budding and blooming, and it begins to seem that all living creatures want to be out… Read More

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With temperatures below the freezing mark and a roller coaster of moisture we may see some winter injury on our turf and ornamental plants.  Extended cold dry periods can really dehydrate these plants and, worst case scenario, cause “winter kill.” Read More

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    "One of my favorite aspects of Atkins is that they are turnkey. I have one company that can clean my facilities, perform lawn care, install irrigation systems, remove snow and ice, provide pest control, and even handle my holiday lighting!" … - Dan Davis, Facilities Manager - ABC Laboratories -

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